Mick Foley headlines ‘Big Time Wrestling’ event coming to Great Falls this summer
Wrestlers put on show at Centene Stadium on June 2
Pro wrestlers Mick Foley, Billy Gunn, Chris Masters and more this summer are coming to Great Falls in the “Big Time Wrestling” bout at Centene Stadium.
The event takes place June 2 starting at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 6 for fans seeking autographs and meet-and-greets. The event will feature six matches. Tickets will go on sale on Feb. 5 at 9 a.m. The event also comes to Missoula on June 3 at Ogren-Allegiance Park.
Foley is a Multi-time New York Times Best Selling Author and has toured the world as one of the top 10 talents in the history of professional wrestling.
He has wrestled as multiple personas including Dude Love, Cactus Jack, and Mankind, also known as the Three Faces of Foley. Foley is a four-time world champion (three WWF Championships and one TNA World Heavyweight Championship), an 11-time world tag team champion (eight WWF Tag Team Championships, two ECW World Tag Team Championships, and one WCW World Tag Team Championship), a one-time TNA Legends Champion, and the inaugural WWF Hardcore Champion. Mick will come to Great Falls to lend a hand as the evening’s “trouble shooting ringside enforcer”.
One of his most famous bouts was with the Undertaker in Hell in a Cell in which Undertaker threw him from the top of the steel cage, which you can view below.
While he has not been affiliated with WWE for several years now, he recently commented on the state of the Divas division, and the Charlotte/Becky Lynch match at Royal Rumble on Sunday.
He stated on social media, “The talent roster has never been deeper – Becky has been awesome, Natalya is healthy, Charlotte makes for a formidable champion – and the stories are finally getting personal. It’s a good time to be a fan of #WomensWrestling – and I’m looking forward to a landmark match at #Wrestlemania.”
Billy Gunn also is best known for his appearances in the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E) from 1993 to 2004 and from 2012 to 2015. He also served as a coach on WWE’s Tough Enough, and was a trainer in its developmental branch, NXT. He is also known for his appearances with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) from 2005 to 2009.
Primarily a tag team wrestler, Gunn is a total 11-time tag team champion in WWE with three different partners (with Bart Gunn as The Smoking Gunns, with Road Dogg as The New Age Outlaws, and with Chuck Palumbo as Billy and Chuck). He is also a one-time WWF Intercontinental Champion and a two time WWF Hardcore Champion, giving him 14 total championships in WWE. He is the 1999 King of the Ring winner. Gunn is one of the founding members of Degeneration – X. A staple of the boom period of wrestling in the late 1990’s
Chris Masters comes to Great Falls to try and gain a victory over Billy Gunn. Masters is known for having one of the best physiques in the history of professional wrestling. Debuting in the WWE in 2005, Masters is known for his “Masterlock” Full-Nelson hold. Masters gained main stream publicity in 2013, after knocking down a tree with his bare hands in order to save his mother from a burning structure fire.
Tickets will be available online at www.gfvoyagers.com, by phone at 452-5311 or at the Voyagers offices located inside Centene Stadium. Tickets start at just $20 for stadium general admission seating, while $50 VIP tickets with a private 30 minute autograph session and front row seating are also available.